Definition of Dahabiya
1. dahabeah [n -S] - See also: dahabeah
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Literary usage of Dahabiya
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook for Egypt and the Sudan by John Murray, Harry Reginald Hall, John Murray (Firm) (1907)
"No passenger or goods shall be received on the dahabiya without permission from Mr. AH 8. Mr. A. li. shall reserve to himself the right of stopping for 9. ..."
2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1917)
"The fourth is called the "Sayeh" and the fifth is known as the "dahabiya" crop. There is, however, no definite break in the production of the figs to ..."
3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Among the craft using the river the dahabiya is a characteristic native sailing vessel, somewhat resembling a house-boat. From the Nile, caravan routes lead ..."
4. Annual Conference Proceedings of the American Library Association by American Library Association. Conference, American Library Association (1910)
"Although not all of us have been privileged to journey up the old river in a dahabiya as familiar from description as the gondolas of the Vene- tion canals, ..."
5. The Nearer East by David George Hogarth (1902)
"Before steam navigation was introduced to her great waterway, the best dahabiya probably ascended the river no faster than those Twelfth Dynasty boats that ..."
6. Cairo: Sketches of Its History, Monuments, and Social Life by Stanley Lane-Poole (1898)
"Oft have I steered my dahabiya there ; Oft have I landed to repose awhile, And bask and revel in the sunny smile Of her whose presence made the place so ..."